The History of Beads: From 30,000 B.C. to the Present

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Harry N. Abrams, Oct 7, 1987 - Crafts & Hobbies - 364 pages
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Looks at a variety of beads produced around the world, discusses their religious and social aspects, and describes beaded clothing in primitive societies

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The history of beads: from 30, 000 B. C. to the present

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Beads have played an important role in every major civilization and have traveled widely as valuable and easily portable objects of adornment. This comprehensive and visually stimulating history ... Read full review

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I bought this book and love it. Contains lot of information regarding all types of beads. A bit technical for beginners.


Foreword by Robert K Liu 13 Acknowledgments
Why a Book on Beads
The Beginnings

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Lois Sherr Dubin lives in New York City and southern Vermont.

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